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The logic of special relativity

S. J. Prokhovnik

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Published
**1967**
by Cambridge U.P. in London
.

Written in English

- Relativity (Physics)

**Edition Notes**

Bibliography: p. 123-125.

Statement | by S.J. Prokhovnik. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QC6 .P7 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xiv, 128 p. |

Number of Pages | 128 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL5536971M |

LC Control Number | 67013854 |

Get this from a library! The logic of special relativity,. [S J Prokhovnik]. cepts in the special and general relativity theory, such as time, space, the relativity of simultaneity etc., is demonstrated. A critical analysis of experiments that resulted in the generation and establishment of relativ-ity theory is presented in the book. The detailed criticism of dynamical SRT concepts is also given in the book.

Experience and the Special Theory of Relativity Minkowski's Four-dimensial Space Part II: The General Theory of Relativity Special and General Principle of Relativity The Gravitational Field The Equality of Inertial and Gravitational Mass as an Argument for the General Postulate of Relativity . Herbert Dingle (2 August – 4 September ) was an English physicist and natural philosopher, who served as president of the Royal Astronomical Society from to He is best known for his opposition to Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity .

The main source of this book: Logical Fallacies Of Special And General Theory Of Relativity, is the book ‘ The Universe and Dr. Einstein’, by Lincoln Barnett, London, , Foreword by Author: Gatot Soedarto. Learn about the dawdling principle of special relativity. Read about Einstein, his passion, his achievements and his failures. A book on the origin of the universe. Then, the book introduces general relativity and cosmology in the simplest way known so far. Learn about gravitational waves, horizons, paradoxes, astrophysics!

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